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Bug 15763 - Special:RestrictUser unable to restrict IP ranges.
Special:RestrictUser unable to restrict IP ranges.
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
User blocking (Other open bugs)
1.14.x
All All
: Lowest normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://testwiki.unixpod.com/wiki/Spec...
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Reported: 2008-09-29 10:29 UTC by FunPika
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:05 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description FunPika 2008-09-29 10:29:48 UTC
When attempting to place a restriction on a whole IP range (which someone said they would like to be able to do on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Administrators%27_noticeboard#Ability_to_block_users_from_specific_pages.2Fnamespaces_likely_coming ), the Special:RestrictUser page appears to give a "User not found" error.
Comment 1 FunPika 2008-09-30 10:32:07 UTC
The feature doesn't even exist any more per r41405. 
Comment 2 Philippe Verdy 2010-04-14 12:23:17 UTC
OK, for IPv4, only 1 IP is restricted. But for IPv6, the minimum granularity should be a 64-bit range (for IPv6 addresses assigned to customers) and possibly smaller only for IPv6/IPv4 tunnels (like those initiated through Teredo and 6to4 servers, unless you restrict them like the proxies they really are)

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